Grand Prix

The IL Grand Prix of Figure Skating is an event held by the Skating Council of IL, of which Northern Ice SC is an active member. Held in September, this elite, invitation only and FREE competition is offered to those skaters who have competed in at least 4 of 8 competitions held by council clubs during the competitive season. At the 2014 Grand Prix, 47 of the 125 skaters invited were Northern Ice SC members.

The Skating Council of Illinois offers skaters the opportunity to earn an invitation to the Illinois Grand Prix of Figure Skating by competing in designated Free Skate events at our competitions. Skaters who compete in Grand Prix eligible categories at a minimum of 4 Grand Prix competitions will be invited to compete, at no cost, at the Illinois Grand Prix of Figure Skating. Grand Prix information and standings will be posted on the Skating Council of Illinois website at


W.I.M – Greater Milwaukee FSC
Ladybug – Glenwood FSC
Northern Blast – Northern Ice SC
Riverbend Spring Classic – East Alton SA
Quad Cities Championships – FSC of the Quad-Cities
Southport Summer Classic – Southport SC
Chicago Open – Chicago FSC
Skate the Lake – Cutting Edge FSC
Greater Chicagoland Fall Invitational – Wagon Wheel FSC